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Malheur County plans to ink deal with major logistics firm to operate rail center

County officials told the state this week it will work to craft an agreement with a major logistics firm to operate a proposed rail reload center north of Nyssa. (The Enterprise/File).

UPDATE: This story has been updated to include a link to the document submitted by Malheur County officials to the state.

VALE – Malheur County notified state transportation officials this week it is in discussions with a major logistics firm to operate a proposed rail reload center north of Nyssa.

The Malheur County Development Corp. – a public company created by the county to oversee the $26-million facility – outlined its plan for the center in documents delivered to the state Tuesday.

The development corporation hopes to craft a deal with AmeriCold Logistics, LLC to run the facility and to find the specialized rail cars needed to . . .